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Peripheral venous access in adults

Author

Robert L Frank, MD, FACEP

Clinical Instructor in Emergency Medicine

Eastern Virginia School of Medicine

Section Editor

Allan B Wolfson, MD

Section Editor — Adult Procedures

Professor of Emergency Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Deputy Editor

Jonathan Grayzel, MD, FAAEM

Senior Deputy Editor — UpToDate

Deputy Editor — Emergency Medicine (Adult and Pediatric)

Deputy Editor — Primary Care Sports Medicine (Adolescents and Adults)

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine

University of Massachusetts Medical School

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